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a damaged nuclear facility has escalated japan's nuclear crisis. 14,000 people have been ordered to stay indoors. japan's prime minister says radiation has spread from the country's four damaged nuclear reactors along the country's northeastern coast. american military officials confirm that more u.s. service members were exposed to radiation today and treated with iodine. but because of the wind direction, several navy ships moved closer to the coast after initial pullback of radiation concerns two major aftershocks rattled japan today, causing buildings to sway in tokyo. food, water and heat shortages continue. correspondent adam housley has the latest. >> they is survived the fifth largest earthquake in history and tsunami that devoured everything in its path. now hundreds of thousands of survivors face nuclear exposure and health dangers that may not show for years. >> 11,000 micro-sievert is equivalent of the exposure you get a year if you live a normal life. if you stay in the place for one hour you may be exposed to 11,000. we have to watch this. >> radiation is leaking from two n
, good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: japan deals with environmental crisis following the earthquake and tsunami. will potential nuclear disaster there affect growing reliance for energy over here? and republican leaders try to keep the members in line long enough to avoid a government shutdown. live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." i'm bret baier. japan is coping with multiple disasters tonight. the japanese prime minister says if the catastrophe unseen since the end of world war ii. millions of people have little or no food, water, or heat in the freezing temperatures. following friday's earthquake and tsunami. nearly 1900 are confirmed dead but estimates for a final tally run much higher, with thousands more missing. explosions and exposed fuel rods at nuclear facilities heightened fear of full-scale meltdown. correspondent adam housley is in japan tonight. >> fears of a worst case scenario grip a nation that's shaken and battered from friday's 9.0 earthquake, subsequent tsunami and continual aftershocks. n
we are approaching 9:00 a.m. across japan and we're expecting official word from the japanese leadership. and brand new account from north and east of the country. we'll be back at 7:00 eastern time, 6:00 central for the fox report. right now it's "special report" with my man bret baier with politics, fair and balanced. >> bret: a massive earthquake strikes japan. how is the u.s. responding? now there are concerns about nuclear power plants there. president obama says the noose is tightening around muammar gaddafi but events may suggest otherwise. saudi day of rage, did it materialize? live from the studio in washington. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. the u.s. and the rest of the world are mobilizing tonight to assist japan, following a massive earthquake and tsunami early this morning. the magnitude 8.9 offshore quake unleashed a 23-foot tsunami. hundreds are believed dead and that number could rise. japan says the power inside the nuclear plant is 1,000 times than the normal level. they lost control over pressure in reactors. waves hit hawaii and the
of the region. but first, we turn to japan. where emergency workers are feverishly trying to cool down overheating fuel rods at the earthquake and tsunami-stricken nuclear plant. a u.n. nuclear official says the situation is "very serious." but appears to be stable. for now. the u.s. authorized the first evacuations of americans out of japan and president obama says he has asked for a comprehensive review of u.s. nuclear plant safety. correspondent greg palkot is in japan with the latest. >> reporter: there were desperate measures thursday in the fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern japan. helicopters doused water on overheating reactors to avoid a catastrophic core meltdown. the facility was sprayed down with more water from fire trucks. while authorities say there is some stabilization, they admit the method had little effect in reducing temperatures at the plant. others say even if a power line reaches coolant pumps they might not work. >> this is a very severe situation. we need to keep coolings at the fuel so that it doesn't reach criticality. >> reporter: all of the uncertaint
trying to call back to their families in japan and they couldn't get through. the cell connection here in hawaii is a mess. i am calling from a land line right now because my cell phone is not working. you are hearing people, oh we are scared, for sure. my heart is racing and part of me is -- the journalist in me wants to go out and see what is happening, of course, rather than staying here. but it is intense. my husband grew up here, and this is the real deal. his family, they are all prepared. they went out and got water because they say there is only five days worth of food for the whole island of hawaii. this is the real deal and i'm going to stay on this for you, but we're out here. >> and courtney, you said you retreated up the hill to where carter's family lives. how far up is that? the low-lying areas are being evacuated. is it your sense that the residence is safe you are retreating. >> the road is the highest road up the hill on the island of oahu. i am feeling safe. but i don't know, greg, should i stay or should i go? my husband who is a reporter on another network is heade
and frayed nerves. the latest from japan. how is the radiation in that country now different from what you absorb every day? and they put the squeeze on pro-democracy demonstrators and a look at where the obama administration stands. live from the studio in washington. this is "special report." i'm bret baier. the news from japan continues to be mostly bad. but there was a positive note today, as the owner of the crippled nuclear plant says the new power line is almost done that will enable the restart of electric powered pumps and possibly a solution to the overheating crisis. elevated radiation levels have been detected outside the 20-mile emergency perimeter. the head of the u.s. nuclear agency says there is no more water in the spent fuel pool at the reactor plant. greg palkot is live in teak owe where it's just -- tokyo where it's just after 7:00 in the morning. good morning, greg. what does this mean? >> hey, bret. it's actually pretty serious. in fact, one of the worst case scenarios that have been bandied about. if true, the rods could get hotter and hotter and meltdown and shower
in the grapevine. nuclear fallout in japan is now as bad as the three-mile incident but what does that incident but what does that mean? >> brett: they say conditions at the damaged plant in japan are grave but not badly deteriorating. but they raised the crisis from a four to a five on seven-point scale that puts it on par with the three-mile island incident. they sprayed water for a second day as officials continued their efforts to lay emergency power line to reconnect the cooling system. greg palkot has the latest. >> reporter: in earthquake zone in northeastern japan, in tokyo and around the country there was a minute of silence one week after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit. japanese prime minister spoke to his people. we are going to create from japan from scratch, its strong resolve we all must share. there was strong resolve with stricken reactors in the quake zone. fire engines were used to douse the overheating facilities. electric lines are hoped to be operative this weekend. firemen were getting to join other embattled workers and government finally admitted that it as b
bargaining law from taking effect and nuclear fallout from japan gets an upgrade. live from our studio in washington is special report. >> brett: u.s. ambassador susan rice says muammar khadafy is in violation of resolution that demanded a cease-fire in libya. they called on khadafy to halt military attacks on civilians and if the libyan leader does not stand down, the u.s. will launch military action against him. but he said the summit will not send ground troops into the country. we have team coverage. doug is at the pentagon with the u.s. role and logistics of implementing a no-fly zone. we begin with senior correspondent with rick leventhal who is live in libya in benghazi. >> reporter: it's safe to say that we've seen more check points popping up, more young men with small arms and concern about khadafy's army with libyan official on live television saying that the army was actually on the outskirts of this city, but was not planning to come in. this after reports that the cease-fire was followed by heavier fire from khadafy's army against civilians and soldiers rebel fighters. we
of the societal dysfunction in washington, doug mckelway, fox news. >>> a possible breach in japan's nuclear reactor. that is later in the program. but first, some republican presidential hopefuls take an early strip to iowa. >>> iowa's first in the nation presidential race intensifies this weekend. fox news chief political correspondent carl cameron reports six republican hopefuls are attending a forum by iowa congressman steve king designed to showcase their conservatism. >> it's been solidly conservative in the past. the question is who can protect their philosophy agenda and personality with the broadest number of the activists. >> iowa republicans predict record turn-out 2012. this weekend will mark governor haley barbour first cattle call this year. he needs strong iowa showing and his must-win as a southerner is south carolina. >> former house speaker newt gingrich is also here and his iowa backers says he knows he must finish among iowa top three to have a real shot. social conservative decided the caucus for decades but the tea party are making fiscal conservatism more important in
it, carl. thank you. french president nicolas sarkozy will travel to japan on behalf of the g-20 group of nations to offer support after that country's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. japan's government today vowed to overhaul the safety standards once its radiation-leaking nuclear complex is under control. admitting safeguards were insufficient to protect against the march 11 tsunami. the death toll there in japan now, tops 10,000. amid the tragedy in japan, one possible financial winner here in the u.s. in the aftermath of all of that is pennsylvania's coal industry. correspondent molly line looks at the local benefit to a population that's increasingly nervous about nuclear power. >> governments around the globe re-evaluate the safety of the nuclear power in the wake of the fukushima disaster, u.s. coal interests are going for broke. increasing demand in the world market. >> coal is here to stay. we can find different ways to use it but it's in our own united states. easy to get to. accessible and can be used for all type of energy. >> this is one of the largest suppli
nuclear power has been heavily scrutinized in japan that damaged reactors. nuclear provides 20% of u.s. electricity right now so the emphasis is on reassuring the public. >> nuclear power if it's safe can make a significant contribution to the climate change question. i'm determining in short that it's safe. >> energy secretary says the plan to build new facilities are moving forward. >> we remain committed to industry that makes the investment, the u.s. government stands ready to help with the guarantee. >> gasoline shot up 80 cents in the past year and is expecting to continue to rise in the summer driving season. that could have economic impact and political one as well. >> mike emanuel reporting from the white house. brit hume is here now with commentary on whether president obama's new energy policy is really so new. good evening. >> in the energy speech, president poked fun at the phrase "drill baby drill" that was a rallying cry for republicans in the last run up of energy crisis. another slogan used by republicans back then to describe the energy policy. with the find more, u
, doug mckelway, fox news. >>> a possible breach in japan's nuclear reactor. that is later in the program. but first, some republican presidential hopefuls take an early strip to iowa. i was driving in northern california. my son was asleep. i really didn't see it coming. i didn't realize i was drifting into the other ne. [ kim ] i was literally falling asleep at the wheel. it got my attention, telling me that i wasn't paying attention. i had no idea the guy in front of me had stopped short. but my car did. -my car did. -thankfully, my mercedes did. [ male announcer ] a world you can't predict... demands a car you can trust. the e-class. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. >>> iowa's first in the nation presidential race intensifies this weekend. fox news chief political correspondent carl cameron reports six republican hopefuls are attending a forum by iowa congressman steve king designed to showcase their conservatism. >> it's been solidly conservative in the past. the question is who can protect their philosophy agen
and even japan for congress to pass a budget and give the military the resources. chris? >> mike emanuel reporting from the white house. thanks for that. as you heard, the u.s. officials aren't willing to arm the libyan rebels yet. but it's becoming more evident by the day, the rag tag fighters won't be able to defeat gaddafi's forces on their own. correspondent steve harrigan is in the libyan capital of tripoli with the latest. steve? >> reporter: chris, nato issued another warning but this time it's to the rebel fighters, warning them not to attack civilians. and if they do, they could be targeted by nato airstrikes and that warning comes on another day of defeat for the rebels. there were no gains on the battledfield today for rebels who continue to retreat east back toward the stronghold of benghazi, the exact position they were in before, coalition airstrikes began. the chaotic reversal made clear they lack the numbers and the discipline to defeat the government forces without significant help. yet in the first sign of what may be a crumbling inner circle around muammar gaddafi, the
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't the case. after the break, the latest on the nuclear fall-out in japan. host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? host: do dogs chase cats? ♪ 70's era music sfx: tires squealing ♪ 70's era music sfx: tires squealing vo: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> bret: u.s. says contained structure at three rekors at the nuclear plant are intact. greg palkot is in osaka japan, with the latest. hello. >> reporter: that is good news from the nuclear regulatory commission in the united states and they say the situation is on the "verge of stabilizing," but there are set-backs. plumes of smoke on monday coming from two reactors. evacuation of workers, pickup in radiation. that appears to have dissipated. also electricity is hooked up to the reactors but what was feared is being found. machinery inside is damaged. the parts are going to be needed before any cooling pumps are started up. [ inaudible ] the government says there is no danger but they are looking further. traces found in tap water or elsewhere, the radiation fears are
festival here in the capital. it began with a tribute and fundraising walk for victims of tsunami. japan gave the trees as a tribute to the united states in 1912. the start of spring celebration, which symbolizes the friendship between the two countries is also a symbol this year of japan's rebirth and rebuilding. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for ts
on israel in years. we're live in jerusalem. but first, a live report from japan as the nuclear concerns spread. >>> between the black smoke. the authorities don't know what the cause is. but they have evacuated the restoration crews who have been working on there. if this causes delay in restoration of the electricity supply and the cooling system. particularly in reactor number three. and reactor number one. both exceeding the temperature level which they were designed, 500-degrees fahrenheit. the utility company running the pump says it doesn't expect to melt down, and that it will be coming close to re-establishing what it calls sustainable cooling system. it's hard to see how they do that. the workers have limited access in terms of getting into the facility. they can't do it for extended periods due to radiation levels. and the power they do, not on long enough to get access to the console to see what kind of damage they're facing. meanwhile, down south in tokia, tap water has been detected to have high radiation levels. in fact, levels twice what it should be for infants in terms
you need right now! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: after days of set-backs, workers at japan's stricken nuclear plant has hooked up emergency power lines to all six reactors. a senior u.n. atomic agency official says the complex is still emanating radiation, but the source of that is still unclear there is also a concern about a lack of information from japanese authorities. as workers battling to cool the nuclear reactors faced rising temperatures around the core of one reactor. starbucks ceo howard schultz in the u.s. reconsidered his position on the healthcare law, which was signed in to law a year ago tomorrow. schultz supportered the law last year but now tells the "seattle times" the employer requirement imposed "too great a pressure on small businesses." in part two of a three-part series, chief washington correspondent jim angle looks at the law's impact on medicare. >> half the reduction in the number of uninsured would come from expansion of medicaid, healthcare for the poor, by producing 16 million more people in the program. >> under the current law, our texas medicaid program will
will check the headlines out of japan and talk live with the japanese ambassador when we come back. for many more details on the earthquake and tsunami and specifics on that nuclear power plant radiation leak. stay logged on to >> bret: no grapevine tonight because of breaking news out of japans. hundreds are believed dead after the country's strongest earthquake on record and the most powerful in the region in 1200 years. the 8.9 magnitude event was followed by dozens of severe aftershocks. radiation surged around a nuclear plant, 170 miles from tokyo. and inside grew to 1,000 times normal levels prompting the evacuations of thousands of people. more than 4 million buildings in and around the capital city were without power. the quake spawned a 23-foot tsunami. and prompted warnings as far away as the u.s. western shore. the tsunami slammed in to japan's eastern coast. sweeping away ships, cars and homes. and sparking widespread fires. seven-foot waves hit hawaii. two coastal california towns report damages to boats and docks. president obama today has alerted fema, and said th
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